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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

An Inheritance Incorruptible


15 And he said to them: Take heed and beware of all covetousness; for a man's life doth not consist in the abundance of things which he possesseth.
16 And he spoke a similitude to them, saying: The land of a certain rich man brought forth plenty of fruits.
17 And he thought within himself, saying: What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?
18 And he said: This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and will build greater; and into them will I gather all things that are grown to me, and my goods.
19 And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years take thy rest; eat, drink, make good cheer.
20 But God said to him: Thou fool, this night do they require thy soul of thee: and whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?
21 So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich towards God.
Luke 12

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O Holy Spirit, Thou Treasury of Goodness and source of all blessings, guide us so that we may see and value things according to their true worth. All that we have, we receive from Thee, grant us also the grace to hear Thee, and to listen to Thee, and to follow Thy promptings, so that we may make good use of the talents which Thou hast entrusted to us.

Good Saint Hospitius, pray for us, that we may not mourn overmuch what we had to leave behind or could not acquire, but that we will cling instead to God, Who alone can give us life.

Holy Saint Cristóbal, who gave away your last remaining possessions to your killers, pray for us, that passing things may have as light a hold on our souls, and that we will end in charity.

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19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal;
20 but lay up for yourselves treasures in Heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal.
21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Matthew 6

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Dear Rebecca, may we also remember to be grateful. Thank you for your friendship. For the good things we shared, let us both thank God.

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Blogger Michael said...

St. Eugene de Mazenod, pray for us
St. Godric of Finchale, pray for us

5/25/2014 05:52:00 PM  

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